Session

Loneliness & Connectivity

In this technological age, we’re more connected than ever – but does that solve the great human condition of loneliness? Does more choice help or hinder us? Elizabeth Tan and Emily Witt discuss technology’s role in shaping our connections with each other.

$22/$19
Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Writers

Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a writer from Perth. In 2015, she completed her PhD in creative writing at Curtin University. Her thesis investigated the...

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Emily Witt

Emily Witt has written essays, criticism and reportage for The New Yorker, The London Review of Books and The Guardian. The New York Times called...

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Justine Hyde

Justine Hyde is director of library services and experience at the State Library Victoria where she leads the library’s onsite and digital...

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25 August – 3 September